It’s understandable that many consumers were shocked and outraged to learn that the credit card info of tens of millions of Target customers was compromised in a data breach during the holiday shopping period. But that outrage …
Oil has brought great wealth and the nation’s lowest unemployment rate to North Dakota. Soaring homelessness, crime, and housing prices have come along for the ride.
Overall debt levels rose at the fastest rates seen since 2007, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve of New York
We have a lot more winter—and potentially lots more brutal cold, snow, and ice—to go through before the arrival of spring. The problem is many states and towns have already run through a season’s worth of the money and …
Bank’s new credit card contract reserves the right to pay a “personal visit” to cardholders
With the economy on the front page most days the past six years, you might think economics and personal finance would be a prominent subject in our schools. Yet less than half of states require an economics course in high school …
Brutal storms—including some that hit quite a few years ago—are causing rates on homeowner’s and flood insurance policies to skyrocket.
In a report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls for rigorous data collection to prove what works in financial education
Calculating your net worth is easy, and a valuable exercise. Here’s how.
Today in ‘wtf crime’
But a lack of construction appears to blame
Shaped by the times, Millennials dream about travel and self employment–and staying far off the corporate ladder.